Testimonies by Former Members of
Worldwide Church of God and Offshoots
It is not how many abusive details that a survivor can recount and describe in order for their story to be considered important. It is how the individual perceived their experience to be detrimental, or even life shattering, that counts.
Names have been changed for confidentiality, unless otherwise noted. We reserve the right to refuse to post.
Also see: Where Do the Feelings Go? (covers processing painful thoughts)
Testimonies and Writings by Exiters
Update: Worldwide Church of God changed their name in April 2009 in the United States to Grace Communion International.
Lamb With Wolf-Like Jaws! (Testimony exposing the deceit, abuse and hypocrisy of the Worldwide Church of God. Written during their new doctrinal changes; mailed to ESN, former WCG minister David Covington, counter-cult apologetic ministries and local WCG members.)
Wish I Had Never Wasted My Time (this author was only 19 years old)
Abused by Worldwide Church of God When I Decided to Leave Their Fellowship (shows ongoing cultic mindset in WCG in 2005)
Pronounced "Unconverted" (This man went from "converted" to "unconverted" and back to "converted" again.)
I Suffered Because of Worldwide Church of God (mentions Gerald Flurry)
I Was Not Among the Upper Crust (also covers the new changes)
I Became Weary With the Whole Mess (was also in United Church of God; mentions Roderick Meredith)
David C. Pack is a Madman (Includes links at end to many letters on our site about RCG)
Why I Left Restored Church of God (This man was at RCG HQs; mentions Pack's failed prophecies for 2013.)
Starting to Heal After Thirteen Years (also had David C. Pack as minister in WCG)
The Error and Deception of Living Church of God (This man kept a diary of all the odd things he noticed at LCG services.)
Christian Biblical Church of God
Beware of Fred R. Coulter! (Includes links at end to several letters on our site about CBCG)
Intercontinental Church of God (formerly Church of God International)
My Journey From the Depths of Despair (This man was influenced by GTA's teachings and almost ended his life.)
Why I Left United Church of God (This man was also raised in WCG.)